Satan knows me well.
he knows my weaknesses and how to push my “worry now” button.
not that i have to let him get to me, but he knows exactly what will send me into tears and anxiety and worries.
this last week, he hit me in the finance department.
we have some plumbing issues. $1400 worth.
no biggie, right?
but as the plumbers fixed the issues, we discovered a much BIGGER problem.
the two upstairs baths are leaking sewage into the basement where the pipes all meet up and head out of the house. this happens to be in a small closet in my husband’s office. right next to the boys’ room.
drip. drip. drip.
haven’t been able to get an estimate yet. apparently all the plumbing from the sinks, bathtub and 2 toilets have to be replaced. it requires permits, and holes in the walls and floor.
and this right on the heels of replacing our gas stove because it is really, really old and burns little hands if touched when the oven is on.
oh, yeah, and we went ahead and got the new dishwasher because we thought we were in a good place to do so and my husband really hates doing dishes by hand! (i love that man!!)
oh, and did i mention that my husband’s car needed new brakes?
and that i am making a trip out to north carolina to visit my uncle who has taken a significant turn for the worse with his ALS and is now on Hospice?
satan knows just how to push me over the edge.
thank goodness, my GOD is so much bigger than all of this.
it is only money.
this is only a temporary home.
eternity won’t have any plumbing issues!
i have a hope, a secure place in Heaven because i love my Savior and believe He died for me on the cross, and rose again!
the Holy Spirit can take this on for me and relieve me of my worries.
thank you, GOD!
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.